To bend or move (something) out of a given plane or direction, often the horizontal or vertical. (verb)
To slope. (verb)
To tend to do or believe something, or move or be moved in a certain direction, away from a point of view, attitude, etc. (verb)
A slope. (noun)
Examples of word incline
The adminstration says the "incline is not as steep", that's because employment and the economy are on the DECLINE.
The steep incline from the main part of campus toward the impressive new athletic complex and the sea reminds me of Southern California.
In any other country in the world such perilous diversions would be illegal, and punishable by "fine or imprisonment," and the police would interfere to prevent them; but here nobody thinks of preventing anybody from doing anything, and in Boston a street, in one of the most populous parts of the city, being a steep incline, is entirely given up to the boys and their sledding.
Working on an incline is the key to these simple exercises.
It was not at a great elevation, but the incline was a gradual one, and it was hoped that from the elevated portion a better glimpse could be obtained than the tree afforded.